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Overall length217cm
Overall width162cm
Head height144cm
Foot height84cm
Side rail height26cm

Exceptional quality French Mercier Feres parquetry

Exceptional quality French Mercier Feres fruitwood Escher style parquetry with gilded bronze ormalu mounts king size bed.Burr walnut and solid walnut frame with fluted columns. Professionally cleaned and polished maintaining patina and detail . Lovely quality in detail of decorative ormalu mounts. Please see close up images to appreciate. Side rails discreetly adapted to support modern length king size 150cm x 200 cm mattress inside rails. A fabulous quality centre piece for your room.piece. There is an armoire available to match this bed; in process of restoration. Separate listing to follow. Mercier Freres was a distinguished French design studio and furniture manufacturer founded late in the 19th century in Paris on rue Faubourg Saint-Antoine in the heart of the Parisian furniture district. It was recognized as one of the leading French design firms of the late 19th century, a distinction that continued well into the 20th century. In 1924, Mercier Freres was chosen to represent France in the Exposition Française de New York, an important trade fair that was held in the Grand Central Palace. At one time the firm had branches in both Geneva and Dallas Price includes wood slats (sorry not mattress) As an alternative to the wood slats we can supply mini box bases. These raise the get into bed height and offer a superior support for quality mattresses. Photograph taken with a 2" base.. We can also supply hand made mattresses in all comfort choices. Prices and specifications are available on our own web site under Bases and mattresses or e mail us for specifications and price list. Bedsteads have been sourcing, restoring and retailing antique beds and bedroom furniture for over 25 years. We do have many beds awaiting restoration if you are looking for a particular style and can send images if requested. We have our own workshops located along side our showroom in a beautiful medieval barn seven miles south of Bristol.